VARU by Atmosphere

Located in the North-West edge of Malé Atoll in the Maldives, the newest product under the dynamic Indian Ocean brand – Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts – will be VARU by Atmosphere. ‘Varu’ is a term in Native Maldivian language of Dhivehi with connotations of strength, resilience and life in abundance. The 5-star resort will offer a truly Maldivian experience by incorporating aspects of local traditions and cultures, structural design - fused together with bursts of chic tropical vibes.

VARU is positioned as a contemporary and ‘Naturally Maldivian’ resort experience with 108 Villas dotted around the white sandy beaches and expanding over the turquoise lagoons onto three jetties with the over-water accommodation types.

All guests at VARU will be on the unique Premium All-Inclusive plan The VARU Plan™; offering an array of food and beverage options, in-villa services and amenities, activities and excursions and much more!

  • Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Location: North Male' Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 38 Km & 40 minutes by Speedboats
  • Total Rooms: 108 Villas in 8 Categories
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10 Units - Beach Villa - 75m²
29 Units - Water Villa - 93m²
15 Units - Beach Villa with 10m² Pool - 90m²
39 Units - Water Villa with 10m² Pool - 93m²
03 Units - Family Beach Villa - 173m²
08 Units - Family Beach Villa with 10m² Pool - 173m²
03 Units - Majlis Suite - 329m²



• Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served at the LIME & CHILI (All-Day Dining)
– our main restaurant; combination of sumptuous buffet, live cooking stations, theme nights & grills

• Selection of snacks daily from 16:00-18:00hrs at the BAY ROUGE

• ‘Gala Dinner’ – Every Wednesday at LIME & CHILI (All other dining outlets will be closed for Dinner)

• ‘Lunch by the Pool – Every Tuesday & Saturday at BAY ROUGE (All other dining outlets will be closed for Lunch)

• Premium brands of spirits, beer and wines at BAY ROUGE, LIME & CHILI, and three Specialty Restaurants; CHARCOAL (Beach Grill), NÜ (Mediterranean Seafood Specialty), KAAGÉ (Maldivian Specialty)

• UNLIMITED Cocktails & Mocktails, signature drinks, seasonal fresh fruit juices, soft drinks, mineral water, selection of tea & coffee available
from The VARU Plan™ Cocktails, Spirits & Beer Menu

• Wide selection of Premium wines from world-over & bubbles from The VARU Plan™ Wines & Bubbles Menu

• In villa minibar stocked with beer/wines/soft beverages & selection of snacks – replenished TWICE DAILY

**Eligible ONLY for ALL FOUR NIGHT stays and above

• Sunset fishing ONCE per Stay (On pre-registration basis - weather permitting)

• ONE Complimentary excursion per guest from a selection of excursions per stay (On pre-registration basis - weather permitting)

**Eligible PER PERSON PER STAY depending on the total number of nights of stay

3 Nights Stay: ONE Meal
4-5 Nights Stay: TWO Meals
6-7 Nights Stay: THREE Meals
8-10 Nights Stay: FOUR Meals
OPEN for LUNCH and DINNER on mentioned days

• KAAGÉ – Progressive Maldivian fine-dining experience (Open for LUNCH on Thursday and Sunday / DINNER on All-Days except Wednesday)

• NÜ – Over-water à la carte Mediterranean Seafood dining experience & Sunset Rooftop bar (Open for LUNCH on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday / DINNER on All-Days except Wednesday)

• CHARCOAL – à la carte Beach Grill dining experience (Open for DINNER on All-Days except Wednesday)


ELENA Spa & Wellness
Spa Centre, Gymnasium & Salon

ONE spa treatment for a minimum stay of 4 nights - for adults over 15 years.
Additional spa treatments for an additional 4 nights


20% Discount on first TWO regular dives per guest

COMPLIMENTARY selection of non-motorized water sports (Wind surf, Stand up paddle boards, Canoes, Water bikes, Water logs, Water castle) during stay. Guest Must pass Windsurfing competence check to avail.

COMPLIMENTARY Snorkeling Equipment for each guest during stay

UNLIMITED snorkeling excursions during stay with TWO Snorkeling excursions per day to nearby snorkeling sites (Shuttles in the Morning & Afternoon on pre-registration basis - weather permitting)

FULL ACCESS to the Sports & Recreation Centre – DISPORT; fully equipped gymnasium, outdoor & indoor recreational activities, flood-lit tennis court, badminton, beach-volley.

An array of daily organized activities for Children & Young Adults at THE KIDS CLUB – On The Move Various other activities on a weekly & seasonal basis.


  • Beach - Front Bliss Beach-Front Bliss! All villas & suites based on the island all have direct access to the surrounding pristine white sandy beaches views of the ocean beyond. Villas come with spacious interiors and outdoor decks surrounded by lush green vegetation. Interiors are appointed with natural materials of wood and stone and minimalistic design styles and splashes of colors and decorative items. With a total of 39 villas in 05 categories on the beach, each comes with traditional open-air bathrooms and luxurious interiors and furnishings. Guests have the option of enjoying a 10m² private infinity pool on the deck! Over-Water
  • Over - Water Havens Over-Water Havens! Split across 3 separate water villa jetties spanning around the South-Western side of the island are the resort’s over-water villas. All the over-water villas come with a signature Maldivian style interiors, with wooden floors and high ceilings and contrasting colors to the exotic surroundings and direct access to the lagoon from the deck. With a total of 69 villas in 03 categories over the water, the water-villas at VARU can also come with the option of having a private 10m² infinity pool. Additionally, VARU features an exclusive single Water Suite with direct sunset views and special in-villa services and a 14m² private pool.


Sports and Recreation
  • tennis courts
  • spa
  • kids club
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • private beach
  • fitness center
  • shops
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • coffee shop
  • tours
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
Recommended For
  • Romance
  • Beaches